Associate Director, Admissions, Pathways & Operations

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
June 17, 2024
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  • Key service leadership role
  • Drive change to achieve best-in-class service and operations
  • Continuing senior specialist appointment
  • About the Role

    The Associate Director, Admissions, Pathways and Operations provides strategic leadership and oversees critical operational domains within RMIT admissions, pathways and operations functions that deliver the smooth operations of student admissions functions. The position leads both domestic and international admissions teams with responsibility for 40+ people locally and offshore.

    With wok on the next phase of RMIT's student recruitment strategy well underway, now is a pivotal time to join the Student Recruitment function. The role presents an opportunity for an experienced leader in the domain to work with the Director, Student Recruitment, and his leadership team to advance the admissions function to achieve the ambition of building a best-in-class function that enables RMIT's ability to compete both domestically and internationally and ultimately to enhance student experience.

    About You

    We are seeking interest from experienced service leaders who will ideally bring both a depth of sector and functional experience having led university admissions in a comparably sized university. Alternatively, we are open to hearing from strong leaders who can demonstrate experience in driving the advancement of comparable service functions.

    To be successful in this position, you'll have:

  • Strong people and operational management experience having led service functions of comparable scale and complexity.
  • Contemporary experience with respect to service design, automation, and operational processes.
  • A strong appreciation for the importance of regulatory compliance with proven experience in the implementation of policies, procedures, and information systems.
  • Proven experience in operationalising strategy and effectively leading change.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A strong appreciation of and experience in operating across a wide range of cultural, linguistic and social contexts.
  • Established understanding of and relationships with industry stakeholders such as VTAC will be highly regarded.
  • About the International and Engagement Portfolio

    The International and Engagement portfolio is responsible for RMIT's international strategy and agenda, including international development and partnerships and oversight of our international operations including RMIT Vietnam and RMIT Europe. It also incorporates the university's key engagement functions including communications, experience (global marketing, global student recruitment, alumni), and business development, partnerships and philanthropy.

    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your interest and suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Ben Cass via email [email protected]

    Position Description – AD Admissions, Pathways & Operations


    Applications close on Monday 17th of June 2024 at 11.59pm.

    About RMIT University

    RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design, and enterprise with more than 96,000 students and close to 10,000 staff globally. The University's mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students to prepare them for life and work.

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    Why work at RMIT University

    Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. Find out more about working at RMIT University, what we stand for and why we are an Employer of Choice.

    We want to attract those who will make a difference. View RMIT's impressive standings in university rankings.

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    Bring Your Whole Self to Work

    We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

    We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.

    RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

    Applications Close:

    17 June 2024 11.59 pm

    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.

    At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via [email protected] or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https: // www.

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